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4th Annual Poetry Battle of ALL of the Sexes for Valentines Day
Date Friday February 11
Time 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location Details
Sub-Mission
2183 Mission street @18th st/SF
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorTiny
Phone415-863-6306
Address2940 16th Street #301
Your favorite revolutionary poets, media-makers, poverty scholars and cultural workers at POOR Magazine Mash-up Poetry, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts for The 4th Annual Poetry Battle of ALL of the Sexes.

Where: Sub-mission (formerly Balazo) 2183 Mission street @18th st/SF
When: 7:00 pm Friday, February 11th
To sign up as a contender call: 415-863-6306 (en espanol) 510-393-2089

The 2011 Poetry MMA Battle will feature famoso poetry battles such as "The Poverty Pimp vs. the Non-Profitanator", The Xicanista vs the Border, The welfareQUEEN versus Meg the Whiteman "The Black Cripple vs The Govenator" and "The Poverty Skolah vs The Akademik!"

On a day normally equated with cutesy hallmark cards, flowers and candy, challenge your partner (or future partner) to a battle of spoken word, hip hop, poetry and/or flowetry in the ring! Singles welcome. If you don't have a partner, we'll hook you up.

The winning poems will be published The SF Bayview and POOR/PNN Magazine online. Entrance fee to fight in the ring is$20; spectator fee is $10 (no one turned away for lack of funds).

All proceeds go to support POOR Magazine, a poor people-led/indigenous people led, arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, arts education and advocacy to communities struggling with poverty and racism locally and globally.
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